Dr. Andrew C. Comrie is a climatologist specializing in the geographic aspects of atmospheric environmental issues, and he has published widely in specialized and interdisciplinary international journals. His expertise includes climate and health, synoptic climatology, urban and regional air pollution, and climate variability and change. Dr. Comrie is currently investigating links between climate and disease, summer and winter climate variability in the Southwest United States, impacts of climate change, climatological and human factors influencing air pollution at local and regional scales, and techniques for mapping climate and environmental information. His work has been funded by numerous federal, state and local agencies. He has served on numerous national-level professional committees and as editor or editorial board member for several scholarly journals. He is currently Editor for the Americas for the International Journal of Climatology.